Kathleen King, 89, of Iaeger, WV, passed away Monday, October 7, 2019 in Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

Kathleen was born February 15, 1930 in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the late Thomas and Lydia Steel Bolden.  She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.  Kathleen was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed sewing, gardening and canning.

In addition to her parents Kathleen was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Lee Bowles Sr.; second husband, Earl King; one daughter, Patricia Jean Bowles; one great grandchild; and five sisters, Stella, Frances, Gracie and Virginia Bolden and Nellie Roberts.

Survivors include one son, Robert Lee Bowels Jr. and wife Anna of Iaeger, WV; three daughters, Nancy DeMars of West Springfield, MA, Cleda Carter and Audrey Bowles both of Iaeger, WV; one grandson whom she raised, Raymond Viera and 11 additional grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and 23 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Michael Brooks officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.  Burial will follow in the High Knob Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV. Kathleen’s grandsons will serve as her pallbearers. 

Friends may visit with the family at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12 noon until the time of services.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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